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this is really a very nice place to stay . view of lake from elphinston is amazing n wonderful. whole staff of hotel is very cooperative. food was very delicious and not so expensive.
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... international credit cards.” Eventually our driver pointed out that there was an ATM machine just 50 yards down the road. The relief, however, was short lived; Judith’s attempts to withdraw cash on one after another of our cards were all declined.
There followed a long debate, mostly conducted in Hindi. Our driver had been commissioned by the resort to top up our phone. He had not yet done this, and now he produced the 500 rupee note we ...
... River, tamed with banks of boulders. Although there are no RCI flags flying, our stay here was arranged with a little help from Dimitris Manikis of RCI and Harry Taylor of TATOC. Without question, this is the finest timeshare resort I have ever visited.
Magnificent gardens surround discrete cottages set among flowers and beautiful mature trees rising into a cloudless blue sky. Spacious lawns extend along the river where tables are set for alfresco dining or ...
... hidden (unless Paddy were to place a comment on the blog), for although our helpful driver gave us a full description, it was in Hindi. We named it 'Philippa’s Lake’ after the vivacious young publisher staying with us at our homestay. Philippa is an Oxford graduate who has found a flat in Delhi, but periodically likes to visit the Retreat in Bhimtal to work and to rest. She had already told us of her predilection ...
... the sun is warm, but not hot, where the flowers are carefully tended and where we were kept entertained by the antics of the monkeys in the trees.
On our last evening, Mohan prepared a huge bonfire; there we sat, under a gibbous moon drinking glasses of Indian wine while Otto, who had arrived the previous evening, picked up Lisa's guitar and sang and played with an unexpected expertise for a student of Indian foreign policy at the ...
... men and sareed women who claimed the road as their own. It took nearly two hours to cross that bridge. Whereas in England such a delay would have caused incalculable fury, here no one seemed out of sorts. It was seemed to be regarded as a normal part of life; not only the coach-driver and passengers, but other road-users remained totally calm and unfazed.
It had taken the whole day to traverse the Gangetic plain of Uttarpradesh with its endless rice paddies ...